From:
jcstoll@goalsnet.com.pe
Sent: 1/29/2001 11:39:27 PM
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gpsstash@yahoogroups.com
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Microsoft Atlas Encarta


Talking about datums, I frequently use Microsoft Atlas Encarta to get
some waypoints.

Does anyone know which datum it uses ??



--- In gpsstash@y..., webmaster@g... wrote:
> Most likely your GPS is set to a different datum than Topozone or
> Terraserver are using. Topozone uses NAD27 datum by default. What
> datum was your GPS set to? Check you datum setting. Convert to
NAD27
> and try again and see if that doesn't put you closer to your actual
> location.
>
> > my lad. and long. cord. into www.Topozone.com and
> www.Terraserver.com
> > and what came out was not where I was. It was about 1/2 mile off
> to
> > the north-west. Is there something that I need to be doing that I
> > missed?